Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Law
Campus(es)City (Melbourne)


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


Government law and regulatory practice provides a thorough grounding in the areas of central and local government law and regulatory studies relevant to the needs of senior and middle managers in government agencies and regulatory bodies.


For the most up-to-date list of units available in 2015 by specialisation refer to the faculty's Postgraduate unitsPostgraduate units ( information webpage.

  • LAW5080 Australian legal system*
  • LAW5081 Australian legal process and research**
  • LAW5083 Minor thesis (6 points)
  • LAW5084 Minor thesis (12 points)
  • LAW5304 Overview of international human rights law
  • LAW5319 Law of employee relations
  • LAW5341 Trade mark practice
  • LAW5343 Privacy and surveillance: law, policy and governance
  • LAW5347 Consumer protection: Regulation and compliance
  • LAW5352 Electronic workplace law
  • LAW5357 Corporate governance and directors' duties
  • LAW5361 Foundations of regulation: Policy, principles and practice
  • LAW5362 Regulatory methods
  • LAW5363 Regulatory performance: evaluating what works.
  • LAW5365 Terrorism and human rights
  • LAW5367 Energy law, regulation and policy
  • LAW5370 Discrimination law and human rights at work
  • LAW5380 International human rights law and development
  • LAW5382 Principles of environmental law
  • LAW5383 International refugee law and human rights
  • LAW5422 Victorian charter of rights and responsibilities
  • LAW5427 Freedom of speech - Law, theory and policy
  • LAW5428 Health law
  • LAW5438 Current issues in sports law
  • LAW5449 Advanced administrative law

* Non-law graduates only.

*** International students only.

Units to be offered in Prato and Malaysia can be viewed on the Monash Law International Study Programs - Prato and MalaysiaMonash Law International Study Programs - Prato and Malaysia ( webpage.

Contact details

Associate Professor Bronwyn Naylor (Director, Graduate Studies)


or for general enquiries


Telephone: +61 3 9903 8035

Relevant courses

  • L5001 Graduate Diploma in Law
  • L6002 Master of Human Rights Law
  • L6004 Masters of Laws
  • L6006 Masters of Regulatory Studies
  • L6007 Master of Workplace and Employment Law